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Amsterdam (NL) - London (GB)

23 August - 27 August 2015

4 days, Santa Maria Manuela

From € 510,-

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Normal price: € 510,-

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Santa Maria Manuela:
Amsterdam (NL) - London (GB)

23 August - 27 August 2015

Windseeker alert! Special SAIL AMSTERDAM 2015 Journey to London, aboard the Tall Ship Sail Training Vessel Santa Maria Manuela. Start in Amsterdam and join the Parade-of-Sail out to IJmuiden. Then, cross the North Sea towards the British east coast. As you sail up the River Thames, the wind and the waves will make way for the English countryside. You’ll travel all the way to sAIL Greenwich, from where you’ll have time to visit London. This is a perfect yourney for every Windseeker who likes to combine the freedom of life at sea with the bustling excitement of a city trip. Extra nights possible at request: 27th/28th, 28/29 and 29/30th. (60 EUR p.p.p.n.) Open to all ages, minimum age 18 years. (Age 14-18 at request). Optional: 1personcabin: € 1020 p.p.

Ports

With more bicycles than people, cycling is an integral part of Amsterdam’s DNA. Hop on and see the city like the locals do! Winding waterways, idyllic bridges and historic buildings – one of the most memorable ways to truly see Amsterdam is from the canals. Amsterdam has a full cultural agenda showcasing the very best festivals, nightlife, exhibitions & events, plus there is enough practical tourist info, hotel, museum, excursion & attraction listings, you won’t miss a thing!

London is a centre for business, finance, the arts and tourism. As such, the city has something to offer for everyone. But visiting London by ship makes the experience extra special. Go see a play in West End, explore Soho, or take a tourist bus for a sightseeing ride. Go to Hyde Park, close to Buckingham Palace, if the city bustle is a bit much after an ocean voyage. And work on your cultural karma by visiting a few of the many museums. London is so big you’ll need to revisit to see it all!

Key points

  • Dates: 23 August 2015 - 27 August 2015
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 14 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 50
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English
  • Price includes: accommodation and meals, excludes drinks at the bar
  • Price excludes transportation costs to-and from the ports. Our travel counsellor can advise you and book your transfers
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • Amalie (20)

    "YOU HAVE TO TRY IT! YOU WILL GET TO KNOW A SIDE OF YOU THAT YOU DIDN’T THINK YOU HAD. I LEARNED A LOT, AND I BECAME MORE INDEPENDENT AFTER THIS TRIP!"

  • Jet (31) Netherlands

    "As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"

  • Piotr (22) Poland

    "Worked together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."

You sail on the Santa Maria Manuela

Santa Maria Manuela

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Santa Maria Manuela

Recently renovated Santa Maria Manuela is is now serving as a Sail Training  Ship. Unlike in the past, she will no longer bring fishermen to the fishing banks of Newfoundland and Greenland. Instead, these days she brings a new touristic …

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Windseeker logs

  • The Tall Ships Races 2020 postponed to 2021

    – by Windseeker

    New dates for the Tall Ships Races 2020 - postponed to 2021   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic The Tall Ships Races 2020 have been postponed by the organiser - Sail Training International. Instead of 2020, the Races will take place in August …

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  • Whoopie in het stuurhuis!

    MORGENSTER

    SØNDERBORG, BALTIC

    – by Windseeker Jan

    De lange dagen op zee begonnen hun tol te eisen. Mijn 19-jarige collega Windseekers voelde hun laarzen gaan koken. Tijd voor wat whoopie in het stuurhuis!

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